19 USC 2553: Action after receipt of representations
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19 USC 2553: Action after receipt of representations Text contains those laws in effect on February 5, 2023
From Title 19-CUSTOMS DUTIESCHAPTER 13-TRADE AGREEMENTS ACT OF 1979SUBCHAPTER II-TECHNICAL BARRIERS TO TRADE (STANDARDS)Part C-Administrative and Judicial Proceedings Regarding Standards-Related Activitiessubpart 1-representations alleging united states violations of obligations

§2553. Action after receipt of representations

(a) Review

Upon receipt of any representation made under section 2552 of this title, the Trade Representative shall review the issues concerned in consultation with-

(1) the agency or person alleged to be engaging in violations under the Agreement;

(2) the member agencies of the interagency trade organization established under section 1872(a) of this title;

(3) other appropriate Federal agencies; and

(4) appropriate representatives referred to in section 2547 of this title.

(b) Resolution

The Trade Representative shall undertake to resolve, on a mutually satisfactory basis, the issues set forth in the representation through consultation with the parties concerned.

( Pub. L. 96–39, title IV, §423, July 26, 1979, 93 Stat. 247 ; Pub. L. 103–182, title III, §351(b)(2)(A), Dec. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 2122 ; Pub. L. 104–295, §21(b)(1), Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3529 .)

Editorial Notes


1996-Pub. L. 104–295 amended directory language of Pub. L. 103–182. See 1993 Amendment note below.

1993-Pub. L. 103–182, as amended by Pub. L. 104–295, substituted "Trade Representative" for "Special Representative" wherever appearing.